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Finance Transformation Specialist

Graduate at Michael Page International

Finance Transformation Specialist

Graduate at Michael Page International

  • LocationLondon, UK
  • Position levelGraduate
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 13 Oct, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
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  • CompetitiveCompetitive
Finance Transformation Specialist responsibility for design and execution of specific initiatives as part of the broader Transformation program. You will be aligned to a specific Finance Transaction Cycle (FTC) where you will be "hands on" in transformation activities including design of future state, planning, execution, process assessment and mapping, communications, analysis, and future state operating model/process design and execution.
Client Details
A major tier one bank based in London.
Description
The Finance Transformation Specialist is accountable for developing and implementing specific initiatives as part of the overall FTC strategy. This includes design of the future state, aligning internal stakeholders, developing commercial milestones, and working with the project management team to define effective plans, deliver accurate reporting, and ensuring appropriate governance and control through execution.
Initial focus will be on establishing the scope, vision and execution strategy for the specific FTC. Focus will then shift to driving delivery, resolving issues, and managing execution risk
* Hold accountability for key project management deliverables forming part of a broader program of work.
* Take a lead role in the planning process for the program, facilitate planning workshops and work with stakeholders to actively manage day to day activities;
* Perform detailed process base-lining exercises, covering process design, performance, review of documentation
* Perform detailed analysis of different types of data sources to support the creation of proposals to drive transformation within the business
* Responsible for the co-ordination of materials for key project /program level meetings and forums liaising with individuals and teams to ensure the necessary materials are assembled and issued in a timely manner;
* Engaging with subject matter experts to provide guidance and support
* Keep the strategic reporting tool up to date with a current and accurate record of project plan and status;
* Create communication materials for multiple levels of stakeholders;
* Ensure compliance with regulatory obligations, reporting requirements and change control standards;
* Pro-actively maintain the program/ project log and assist program managers and work stream leads in the management and resolution of issues and risks;
* Status reporting, providing visibility on status against milestones, and transparency of risks and issues; Chair / lead key project meetings, workshops and working groups as required.
Profile
Finance Transformation Specialist specification
* Broad financial services experience with knowledge of Finance process, system and technologies
* Demonstrate a range of styles and techniques in leadership and communications, including influencing and negotiating with a broad set of stakeholders;
* Planning: Strong skill in project and program planning and management;
* The successful candidate will possess a demonstrable track record, working on a variety of relevant projects, preferably with successful delivery;
* The ideal candidate will have experience of finance transformation programs and strong command of project management techniques and principles, and process management skills and techniques (Lean, Six Sigma);
* Academic and professional qualifications;
* Degree level education and an excellent general academic track record.
* Excellent Power-point skills, with the ability to storyboard and produce best in class presentations;
* Strong data manipulation skills including Excel.
Job Offer
Competitive package.
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